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[texts]Medical Intelligence Report On CACTUS - Office of the Surgeon, Headquarters, Americal Division
"Document is a report of personal investigation on October 13 and 14 by medical officers on sanitary conditions, changes necessary in military medicine under combat conditions on Guadalcanal, special medical problems, and other miscellaneous intelligence." Digitized by the Combined Arms Research Library (CARL) Digital Library, US Army Combined Arms Center. http://cgsc.cdmhost.com/cdm/
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Operation Watchtower; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Medicine, Military
Downloads: 18
[movies]Marines Land Supplies Guadalcanal, 1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #673. National Archives description "1) MS Patrol boat 2) S-HS loading truck in landing boat 3) MS landing boat alongside ship 4) MS landing boat stern 5) MS Pan from landing boat showing beach 6) MS landing boat 7) MS Pan Marines unload gear, supplies on beach 8) MS tractors & bulldozers along beach 9) MS Pan Goose-neck crane SV 10) MS Pan beach head, supplies, men, transport & landing boats BG 11) MS Marines adjusts valves, cranks light motor 12) S-CU Machinist w...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
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[movies]Church In The Wildwood, 1944 Guadalcanal - War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations
U.S. War Department Bureau of Public Relations film # BPR-322, Church In The Wildwood, 1944. Short silent film, which shows the "Chapel In The Wildwood" built by Chaplain Lertis R. Ellett on Guadalcanal. National Archives description: "U.S. troops file along paths through brush and jungle undergrowth to a bamboo church on a Pacific island, and listen to an outdoor sermon."National Archives Identifier:     13663As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend ...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; War Department: Bureau Of Public Relations; World War II; Chaplains, Military -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943
Downloads: 99
[movies]Censored Negative, Damaged USS Boise Returns, 11/19/1942 - United States. Navy
National Archives description "Phila. Navy Yard.1) CU BOISE men interviewed by correspondents2) MS&LS flags denoting victories over Japs3) CU&S-CU damaged turret - shows shell splinters4) CU&MS direct hit on ship S-CU turret guns5) MS splinter holes in No.2 turret6) MS, S-CU&CU officers, damaged superstructure BG SV7) CU& tilt Capt. Moran walks by8) S-CU damaged superstructure9) CUs, LS unexploded shell imbedded in turret" National Archives Identifier: 75414 As always, any error or typo is mine ...
Keywords: WWII; USS Boise; USS Boise (CL 47); Philadelphia Naval Shipyard (Philadelphia, Pa.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War II; US Navy; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945
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[texts]Notes on Jungle Warfare from the U.S. Marines and U.S. Infantry on Guadalcanal Island - United States. War Department
"The attached lessons learned in the tactics of jungle warfare were obtained from the United States Marines and Infantry on Guadalcanal and are a result of interviews which are attached in the document. There is an attachment to this document (a training bulletin) titled "Close-up of Guadalcanal, October-November 1942: verbatim statements of participants" written February 1, 1943. Sections include leadership and use of staff, control, characteristics of this individual soldier, American tactics ...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Division, 1st -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army; Combat Lessons; US Army; World War II
Downloads: 228
[texts]Guadalcanal - Anderson, Charles Robert, 1943-
CMH Pub 72-8 Guadalcanal: The U.S. Army Campaigns of World War II by Charles Robert Anderson. "Provides one in a series of 40 illustrated brochures that describe the campaigns in which U.S. Army troops participated during the war. Each brochure describes the strategic setting, traces the operations of the major American units involved, and analyzes the impact of the campaign on future operations." ISBN: 0160381045 ISBN-13: 978-0160381041 Digitized by the U.S...
Keywords: The US Army Campaigns of WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; WWII; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; US Army; United States. Army; World War II Commemorative Brochures
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[movies]YMS Sweeps Water Of Mines At Noumea, New Caledonia; USS Nicholas (DD-449) Lays Smoke, Pervis Bay, Guadalcanal, 1943 - 1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #1953. National Archives description "1) MLS Port side of LCM underway; several mines floating adrift astern of LCM. 2) MLS Several mines being exploded at sea. 3) HA MCU "Pig" being dropped over side of ship. 4) HA MCU Camera craft passing by two underwater mines. 5) LS Several explosions as mines are detonated. SV 6) MCU Trainer on 3" gun training the gun. 7) MS Gun crew of 3" gun loading and firing gun...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; USS Nicholas (DD-449); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War II; USS Nicholas; World War, 1939-1945 -- New Caledonia
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[movies]General Twining Congratulates Pilots, Guadalcanal - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Combat Subjects Film #115 Cameraman is Emmett Bergholz. No sound but projector noise.According to Critical Past, which sells public domain footage, this is the 339th Fighter Squadron in April 1944.National Archives Identifier: 4953As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Fighter Squadron, 339th; United States. Army Air Forces; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Twining, Nathan F. (Nathan Farragut), 1897-1982; Lightning (Fighter Plane)
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[movies]Mayor Fiorello La Guardia Interviews Sgt. John Basilone, 1943-09-04 - United States. Navy
Silent outtakes.National Archives description:"1) MS CU MAYOR LaGUARDIA of New York City interviews JOHN BASILONE, Marine Hero of Guadaloanal. [SIC]2) CU MAYOR FIORELLO LaGUARDIA makes a statement concerning war bonds.3) MS MAYOR LaGUARDIA interviews SGT. JOHN BASILONE.QUALITY GOOD" National Archives Identifier: 80627
Keywords: WWII; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Basilone, John, 1916-1945; Medal of Honor
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[movies]Weather At Guadalcanal - United States. Army Air Forces
Army Air Forces Combat Subject film #298. Silent footage of cloud formations at Guadalcanal July 16, 1943. After a bit of blank film, there is aerial color footage of an A-Bomb mushroom cloud. (Presumably in Japan in 1945?) The nuclear bomb footage isn't mentioned by the National Archives in their description at all.National Archives Identifier: 3118
Keywords: WWII; Weather forecasting -- Military aspects; Water vapor, Atmospheric; Atomic Bomb; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; Clouds -- Dynamics; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; A-bomb; Nuclear Weapons; WWII In Color; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Army Air Forces -- Combat Subjects
Downloads: 134
[movies]Sick Bay Patients Treated, Guadalcanal, 05/30/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #973. National Archives description "1) MS Men in front of sick bay, some enter.2) MS 4 soldiers sit inside, SCU Sign: "SICK BAY"3) SCU Interior, men enter, check in at table.4) SCU Lt. Irving examines soldier's chest, throat, ears, eyes, atc.5) SCU Dr. works in small lab. CU Dr. Irving.6) MS Dr. administers Hypos, SCU Hypodermic.7) SCU Man on litter with thermometer.8) SCU PHarM checks thermometer.9) SCU Pationts on cots, man gives them magazines.10) SCU Med...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Medical Care -- United States; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; United States. Marine Corps; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 19
[movies]Marine Air Corps Activity, Guadalcanal Island, 01/24/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #187. National Archives description: "1) MS bomber on patrol over Pacific2) AV Kolombangara Henderson field3) AV planes over Island SV4) AV Air filled - planes on field"National Archives Identifier: 75406 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself...
Keywords: United States. Navy; WWII; World War II; United States. Marine Corps; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Aviation; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal
Downloads: 142
[movies]U.S. Marines Arrive In AAC C-47; Henderson Field Activities, Guadalcanal, 12/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 90. National Archives description "1) CU AAC trans. plane - doors open2) GV DC-3 runway3) S-CU Marines boarding DC-34) Marines, baggage, approach trans. plane5) CU Starting motor AAC trans.plane "Lady Luck" DC3 [SIC plane is "Lady Eve"]6) DC-3 trans. lands Hend. Field, passes, turns, stops7) DC-3 trans. lands Hend. Field8) USA troops, in truck, head for front9) Large pile tronch mortar ammunition10) MS USA troops climbing aboard truck11) B-17-E thru palm trees12)...
Keywords: United States. Marine Corps; WWII; United States. Navy; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; B-17 Bomber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945
Downloads: 32
[texts]Shots Fired In Anger - George, John B., 1915-
Shots Fired in Anger: A Rifleman's Eye View of the Activities on the Island of Guadalcanal, in the Solomons, During the Elimination of the Japanese Forces there by the American Army under General Patch Whose Troops Included the 132nd Infantry of the Illinois National Guard, a Combat Unit of the American Division in which Organization the Author Served while Encountering the Experiences Described Herein...
Keywords: WWII; United States. -- Army -- Infantry Regiment, 132nd -- History; Firearms; George, John B., 1915-; World War, 1939-1945; Guadalcanal (Solomon Islands) -- History; Soldiers -- United States -- Biography; World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. -- Army -- Infantry -- Biography; Japan. -- Armed Forces -- Firearms; Marksmanship
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[movies]Flight Operations, Henderson Field, Guadalcanal, 05/23/1943 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #936 National Archives description "1) LS Form. planes in flight-SV.HS TBF leaves, lands2) MS SCU Gas truck, man gases TBF-SV.3) MS SCU F4Us take off.4) LS F4Us in flight, approach.MS F4U zooms, rolls-SV.5) MS SCU Officer talks to crew members, tents FG-SV6) LS Formation TBFs.MS Ground crew works on F4F.7) CU 2 pilots talk with others F4F "Nylorao" BG-SV8) LS F4Fs taxi, in flight-SV.MS Row F4Fs on field-SV.9) MS Pilot gets out of F4F, gas truck passes BG.10) LS TBF...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; Wildcat (Fighter Plane); World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Corsair (Fighter Plane); Avenger (Fighter Plane)
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[movies]Japanese Sneak Through Lines, Destroy Equipment With Time Bombs, 12/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 92. National Archives description: "Activities on Guadalcanal. CU Damaged gas truck; burned wheels.2) CU GV Destroyed P-40.3) GV DC-3 (transport) approaches and lands at Henderson Field.4) GV DC-3 landing.5) GV-CU Damaged gasoline truck.6) GV Transport off shore.7) GV Marine Corps command post "Pagoda Hill"; U.S. flag in bg (this post formerly used by Japanese)." National Archives Identifier: 75340 As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads ...
Keywords: WWII; WWII; United States. Navy; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; Douglas DC-3 (Transport Plane); World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; Curtiss P-40 Warhawk; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands
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[texts]The United States Marines In The Guadalcanal Campaign - Shaw, Henry I.
The United States Marines In The Guadalcanal Campaign Marine Corps historical reference series, no. 29. "The first American ground offensive In the Pacific during World War II took place at an obscure island in the southern Solomons — Guadalcanal. There, the high tide of Japanese conquest was reached and the ebb began."
Keywords: Marine Corps Historical Reference Series; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Marine Corps; US Marines; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; USMC; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History
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[texts]CMH Pub 5-3 Guadalcanal: The First Offensive - Miller, John
CMH Pub 5-3 Guadalcanal: The First Offensive by John Miller. First published, 1985. GPO Number: 008-029-00067-9 "This account of the first victory over Japanese ground forces, told at the level of companies, platoons, and even individuals, demonstrates the relationship between air, ground, and surface forces in modern warfare." Digitized by the U.S. Army Center of Military History: http://www.history.army.mil
Keywords: The U.S. Army in World War II: The War in the Pacific; The U.S. Army in World War II; Green Book; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands; WWII
Downloads: 192
[movies]Action On Anguar Beachhead & Debarkation Scenes: Scenes In Staging Area, Guadalcanal, 09/17/1944 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #5717. Not in the greatest shape. National Archives description "1) MS-CU Briefing men of lst. Bn. aboard ship-SV. 2) GV Beachhead scenes showing men and tanks on beach, LC on shore. 3) LS-MS Troops throw grenades in cave. 4) MS Man talks to Japanese thru loudspeaker at cave entrance. 5) MCU Anchor chain and anchor breaking water-SV. 6) MS Troops debark down nets to LCMs alongside...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; United States. Marine Corps; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Palau; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Palau -- Angaur Island; Landing Craft -- United States
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[movies]Army Evacuates Wounded Via Air, Guadalcanal 03/1943 + Henry Wallace Visits Panama - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film # 639. National Archives description: "1) MS interior: trans. plane, nurse inspects medicine.2) S CU nurse with medicine.3) GV MS men load stretcher cases into trans. plane.4) S HS interior: plane, stretcher case comes aboard.5) S CU nurse checks off wounded entering plane.6) S CU in plane, nurse gives wounded water.7) GV wounded in plane with nurse.8) GV S CU nurse takes case history of wounded.9) S CU 2nd LT Mae Olson...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Panama; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; Flight Nurse; United States. -- Army -- Transport Of Sick And Wounded; Guadalcanal, Battle Of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; Van Hook, Clifford E. (Clifford Evans), 1886-1975; Transportation Of Patients -- History -- United States; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Medical Air Evacuation; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Brett, George H. (George Howard), 1886-1963; Wallace, Henry A. (Henry Agard), 1888-1965
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[movies]The Army-Navy Screen Magazine 03 - United States. Army
The Army-Navy Screen Magazine Number 3, 1943. (AKA "The War No. 3") 01 How To Swim In 10 Easy Lessons: Soldiers swim through fire during amphibious training at Camp Gordon Johnston in Florida.   02 Back Home - New York City: Shows wartime conditions in NYC, including rationing. 03 Soldiers Of The Snow: Life for Soviet soldiers on the Eastern Front 04 Strictly G.I. - V-Mail: How V-Mail works. 05 U.S...
Keywords: The Army-Navy Screen Magazine; United States. -- Armed Forces -- Postal service; World War, 1939-1945; Postal service -- United States -- History; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Eastern Front; Great Patriotic War; United States. Marine Corps; Guadalcanal, Battle of, Solomon Islands, 1942-1943; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War II: Homefront; United States. Army; WWII; US Army; Vandegrift, A. A. (Alexander Archer), 1887-1973; Camp Gordon Johnston (Fla.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; Великая Отечественная Война; V-mail; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal
Downloads: 193
[movies]Coast Guard Report #7: On Foreign Shores - United States. Coast Guard
Coast Guard Report #7: Coast Guard At War On Foreign Shores. Narrated by Jackson Beck. National Archives description: "On overseas activities of the Coast Guard in World War II. Includes views of the amphibious invasions of Guadalcanal, North Africa, Anzio, Tarawa, Saipan, Luzon, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Normandy, and South France. Cutters shoot down an airplane, patrol a Persian port, deliver supplies and men to Greenland, release depth charges, and sink a German boat...
Keywords: United States. Coast Guard; Jackson Beck; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Solomon Islands -- Guadalcanal; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Ryukyu Islands; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Southern; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Japan -- Okinawa Island; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Philippines -- Luzon; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan; Tarawa, Battle Of, Kiribati, 1943; USS Joseph T. Dickman (APA-13); World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Africa, North; USS Hunter Liggett (AP-27); USCGC Northwind (WAG-282); World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious Operations; World War, 1939-1945; Anzio, Battle Of, Anzio, Italy, 1944; USS Bayfield (APA-33); USS Arthur Middleton (APA-25); Waesche, Russell R. (Russell Randolph), 1886-1946; USCGC Alexander Hamilton (WPG-34); Anzio Beachhead, 1944; USS Chase (DE-158); United States. -- Coast Guard -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations, American; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands; Search and rescue operations
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